Scituate raises legal age to purchase smokes to 21

In a unanimous vote, the Scituate Board of Health on Monday night raised the legal age for buying cigarettes, tobacco products and nicotine delivery devices from the state minimum of 18 to 21, effective May 1.  Scituate is just one of the growing number of towns to join in the effort  to crack down on teen smoking. Last week Upton teen Lindsay Doyle met with the Upton Board of Health and requested they consider raising the cigarette sales age to 19 or older. Some board members expressed … [Read more...]

Miscoe Hill 7 p.m. One Act Play Showing Sold Out – tickets still available for 3 p.m. show

Back Stage at Miscoe Hill Theater's production of Circus Olympus last year On Friday January 31 the Miscoe Hill Theater Group will participate is one of their favorite activities of the year. The One Act Play Competition. The event has become so popular the 7 p.m. showing on Friday night is already sold out. There are tickets available to the 3 p.m. showing which can be purchased online at The plays are directed by 8th graders who were chosen based on their … [Read more...]

Upton Police Department – Use Caution on Roads

The Upton Police Department has recently responded to an accident involving two cars on Mendon Street. The roads are becoming slick and the Police Department is advising residents to use caution. … [Read more...]

United Parish Nursery School Announces Registration for Fall 2014

United Parish Christian Nursery school Registration for all fall, 2014 begins the week of January 27-31 for all current students, their siblings and for alumni families. Open registration to the public begins Feb. 1st with our Open House from 10:00 am to 12 noon. Tuition prices will remain the same. Visit the website at: for more information. Tours are available by appointment. For additional information contact Sandra Leacu, Director of United Parish Christian … [Read more...]

Comedian Hypnotist Russ Clarke + First Night Upton = Wild and Crazy Fun!

Are you ready for some wild and crazy fun? Be a part of First Night Upton and ring in the New Year with a fabulous Comedy Hypnosis Extravaganza performed by Russ Clarke! You, Your Friends and Family will be superstars and have an absolute blast. It will be a New Year's you will never forget! This silly family friendly show is rated PG/PG13 and will not expose your family to anything questionable, dirty, or inappropriate. The show begins at 9:30 p.m. at Nipmuc Regional High School … [Read more...]

LETTER: Nipmuc Rod and Gun Club first annual Toys for Tots drive huge success

Thanks to all members who made our first annual Toys for Tots drive a huge success! Nipmuc Rod and Gun collected 141 toys for the Toys for Tots program and they were dropped off at the Marine Recruiting Station so they could be delivered to children in the local area. We appreciate all the Nipmuc Rod and Gun functions who donated on behalf of the club. We really made a difference and as you can see from the picture below, there will be a smile on a child’s face on Christmas morning because of … [Read more...]

Trees for Hope Festival this Weekend

Come see the trees this weekend at the Third Annual Trees for Hope Festival! Beautifully decorated trees will be on display at St. Gabriel’s Parish in Upton on Saturday, December 7 (9am-7pm) & Sunday, December 8 (9am-1pm). You will be able to purchase chances to win your favorite tree(s) to be raffled off the afternoon of December 8. Bring the kids to meet "Buddy the Elf" and have their faces painted. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Oliva Fund for Cancer Care at … [Read more...]